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New ESCAPE-Pain group course is coming to Suffolk to help residents struggling with Osteoarthritis knee and hip  symptoms.

New ESCAPE-Pain group course is coming to Suffolk to help residents struggling with Osteoarthritis knee and hip symptoms.

Posted: Wed, 21 Mar 2018 08:25

Anyone with Osteoarthritis in the knee and hip are aware of their struggle with pain and mobility on a daily basis.

The Suffolk Sport Health Team alongside a team of qualified pain management instructors... Read More »

Tags: ESCAPE-Pain, Escape pain, Health, Ostearthritis

Sport England and Mind extend scheme to help people with mental health problems get more active after study proves it boosts their wellbeing

Sport England and Mind extend scheme to help people with mental health problems get more active after study proves it boosts their wellbeing

Posted: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 07:03

  • Participants said it helped them deal with anxiety, panic attacks and even suicidal thoughts
  • Sport England has awarded Mind almost £1.5 million National Lottery funding to extend the Get Set To Go... Read More »

Tags: Mind, Sport England, being active improves mental wellbeing, get active, mental health

England Squash launches new campaign to entice more females on court

England Squash launches new campaign to entice more females on court

Posted: Thu, 08 Mar 2018 13:12

England Squash has launched a new national campaign today to encourage more women and girls on court.

The new social media campaign, which is part of the Squash Girls Can initiative, seeks to raise the... Read More »

Tags: England Squash, Squash Girls Can

New class opportunities for Instructors

New class opportunities for Instructors

Posted: Wed, 07 Mar 2018 16:18

Fit Villages have a variety of opportunities that have arisen to take over thriving classes across Suffolk. A number of our groups are currently or soon to be without an instructor for various reasons... Read More »

Tags: Coaching, Community, Fit Villages, Instructors, Job Opportunity

Suffolk Sport sign the pledge to change how we all think and act about mental health

Suffolk Sport sign the pledge to change how we all think and act about mental health

Posted: Wed, 07 Mar 2018 14:01

Suffolk Sport has today signed an employer pledge with Time to Change, the growing social movement run by charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness which supports people to open up to mental health problems.... Read More »

Tags: Time to Change, mental health, mental wellbeing

Life changing opportunity to take part in the Great East Swim

Life changing opportunity to take part in the Great East Swim

Posted: Mon, 05 Mar 2018 13:59

If you're ready to make a change to your life and would like to become more active, there are 20 places still available on the 2018 west Suffolk programme which is delivered in partnership with Suffolk... Read More »

Tags: Great East Swim

Great East Run challenge for 50 inactive Suffolk residents

Great East Run challenge for 50 inactive Suffolk residents

Posted: Thu, 01 Mar 2018 08:00

50 Suffolk residents who are currently inactive are being given the opportunity to change their lives and sign up for a supported run training programme in Ipswich, with the aim of completing the challenge... Read More »

Tags: Great East Run, Great East Run 2018

Get Help to Get Moving for people with Type 2 Diabetes in Lowestoft

Get Help to Get Moving for people with Type 2 Diabetes in Lowestoft

Posted: Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:28

New Activity group for people has been created to help people with Type 2 Diabetes to get active in Lowestoft.

This is a social group with varied activities to help you get walking and running.

Meeting at... Read More »

Tags: Type 2 Diabetes in Lowestoft

New climbing group to help visually impaired students to get active.

New climbing group to help visually impaired students to get active.

Posted: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:26

Suffolk Sport has co-ordinated with Suffolk County Council's Inclusion Team, Activities Unlimited and Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre to deliver a new climbing group for visually impaired young people.

This... Read More »

Tags: Everyone Active, Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre, Visually Impaired young persons climbing group